| O-T Lounge|| People, if you don't have your files in two places, they aren't backed up - Casty McBoozer on 12/6/13 at 8:43 am|
Using a flash drive or an external drive as your only storage place for your files does not make it any safer than only storing them on your computer's internal drive.
I don't know how many times we can run into this dumbassery. Storage devices fail, whether they're internal or external, mechani...
| O-T Lounge|| Enterprise - how are they not open on weekends? - Casty McBoozer on 11/20/13 at 6:13 pm|
Do they purposefully do this so that you have to pick up on Friday, drop off Monday and get charged for 3 days?
I was looking into renting either a large SUV or a minivan to tote 6 adults to B.R. and back to Houma for the game this weekend.
Minivan would cost about $300. I'm assuming SUV is w...
| O-T Lounge|| Newish HP Envy laptop - touchscreen - STRIPED HDDs lol - Casty McBoozer on 11/20/13 at 3:38 pm|
So a customer brings a new laptop in for virus removal. It's all slim, touchscreen, really sleek looking. I'm assuming it was expensive.
Way to fail at making this laptop fast, HP. Instead of slapping a 512 GB SSD in it, let's stripe two HDDs so it's not nearly as fast and way more likely for da...
| O-T Lounge|| Let's talk linux distros - Casty McBoozer on 11/19/13 at 7:20 pm|
What do you like? The last distro I used was Arch, which was pretty good. It was probably the fastest distro I've ever used. From grub to Openbox login was about 4 seconds. I'm just looking to try something different. I'm thinking maybe Mint..why is Mint so popular?
And if you do use Mint, which...
| O-T Lounge|| To drink or not to drink - WWTOTD? - Casty McBoozer on 11/15/13 at 4:07 pm|
Had a shitty day at work dealing w/ the dumb asses at Intuit (India). I wasn't planning on drinking because I have a half marathon at 7am, but now I'm home because I didn't take a lunch today and I can hear the beer calling me from the fridge....
| O-T Lounge|| Tech talk - server reboot times - I was starting to freak out - Casty McBoozer on 11/15/13 at 11:48 am|
What kind of servers do you generally deploy and how long do they take to reboot?
I just ran SP1 update on a Server 2008 R2 box. The box is fairly low end, but nothing terrible. It's an HP Proliant ML350 G6. Singer proc, 8 GB RAM, storage capacity was undersold - 2 x 146 GB SAS drives in a mir...
| Food and Drink Board|| What should I grill today? - Casty McBoozer on 11/10/13 at 1:15 pm|
State your case....
| O-T Lounge|| What's on your Christmas list? (Go away O-T ballers, we don't care) - Casty McBoozer on 11/10/13 at 8:18 am|
We picked names early this year for Christmas and I'm trying to think of things for my list.
Nothing crazy like new cars or trips overseas.
The only thing I can think of is a Roku 3. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Sign the petition - keep us on daylight savings time - Casty McBoozer on 11/2/13 at 7:29 am|
I signed. I'd like a little bit of daylight after work. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Post your costumes - Casty McBoozer on 10/26/13 at 6:54 pm|
Mine fell apart, couldn't quite get it like I wanted but it still came out OK
| O-T Lounge|| Coding efficiency: Healthcare.gov bloated like a mofo - Casty McBoozer on 10/24/13 at 9:08 am|
Not really a surprise...
[quote]Healthcare.gov code allegedly two times larger than Facebook, Windows, and OS X combined[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| My upgrade experience from Windows 8.1 preview to 8.1 final - Casty McBoozer on 10/23/13 at 10:58 am|
All programs uninstalled.
All taskbar and metro UI icons set back to Mirosoft defaults.
Even things like my touchpad settings are gone.
So the "upgrade" is essentially like backing up My Documents, doing a fresh Windows install, and restoring My Documents.
Well done, Microsoft, well done. Y...
| O-T Lounge|| Halloween Costume Ideas - Casty McBoozer on 10/23/13 at 10:17 am|
I need ideas.
The only thing I've come up with so far is The Goat and your Mom: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9yHFAAhUq0)]LINK[/link]
1.) I don't have the balls to pull it off
2.) It's probably going to be chilly out....
| O-T Lounge|| Looking for an LSU zippered bottle koozie - Casty McBoozer on 10/12/13 at 12:11 pm|
I'd like something similar to this if I can find it:
| O-T Lounge|| 17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage - Casty McBoozer on 10/11/13 at 5:58 pm|
Number 7 for the win:
and this gif makes me lol:
| O-T Lounge|| "Saving money" by buying a cheapo laptop - Casty McBoozer on 10/10/13 at 10:26 am|
If you're the type of person who's going to need someone else to work on your laptop, whether it's cleaning viruses, installing and configuring software, printers, etc. then you're not saving money.
If the fricking laptop is slow as molasses while you're on it, the tech is going to have the same e...
| O-T Lounge|| What phone games are you playing? - Casty McBoozer on 9/30/13 at 12:41 pm|
Candy crush is so boring now.
I started Despicable Me Minion Rush, pretty sweet little game....
| O-T Lounge|| Time to put my dog to sleep? - Casty McBoozer on 8/10/13 at 9:24 am|
Due to financial issues, since my wife and I moved to Houma and realized it was going to cost 3 times more to see a vet than in B.R., we've had no choice but to discontinue vet care altogether (5 years now). We have managed to continue getting heart guard and flea prevention medicine, but that's ab...
| O-T Lounge|| Can you spot a fake smile? - Casty McBoozer on 8/8/13 at 2:21 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| What is the best country to move to for healthy food - Casty McBoozer on 7/28/13 at 7:27 pm|
What country or countries have the healthiest, most natural, organic, non-GMO, non-pesticide, etc foods, instead of allowing things to go unlabeled and trying to "trick" people into buying their preservatives and chemicals?...
| O-T Lounge|| Polio not erradicated, relabeled. Vaccines are a hoax - Casty McBoozer on 7/22/13 at 12:48 pm|
Probably bullshite, but I find it interesting nonetheless.
| O-T Lounge|| The SSD revolution: if you ain't got SSD, you ain't got shit! - Casty McBoozer on 7/19/13 at 6:59 pm|
It's time to give it up people. Mechanical hard drives are a thing of the past. But all the manufacturer's are still shipping them in new units. Don't buy that bull shite.
I was setting up a new machine in our shop for a customer the other day...it's been a while since I set one up without an SS...
| O-T Lounge|| Robot Unicorn Attack: GAME -- FINALLY!!! - Casty McBoozer on 7/18/13 at 11:32 am|
I finally found it!!!
| O-T Lounge|| Windows 8.1 - Microsoft giving consumer demand the middle finger - Casty McBoozer on 7/17/13 at 9:22 am|
So the demand for a start button convinced Microsoft to put the start button back, but guess what. It just launches the Metro UI menu :lol:...
| Help Board|| Mouseover popup ads - Casty McBoozer on 7/7/13 at 9:40 pm|
Yeah, the annoying ones that randomly select words in peoples' posts, underline them and change the color and have little mouseover popup advertisements...one of the most annoying thing ever on the internet.
I'm out of here, will not return. frick you, Chicken....
| O-T Lounge|| Firefox overtakes Chrome in performance - Casty McBoozer on 7/3/13 at 7:42 pm|
I'm not being a brand-whore in this case. I've switched back to Firefox for now.
Not only for the performance reason, but also because I was looking for a way to disable mouse-over tips in Ch...
| O-T Lounge|| Is your work steady or does it roller coaster? - Casty McBoozer on 7/3/13 at 10:27 am|
I work in IT..not for a big company, but we do contract work. People who can't afford or don't want to pay a dedicated IT person or staff call us for help when something is broken or they need new computers or whatever.
Our business roller coasters pretty wildly. One week half our customers are ...
| O-T Lounge|| Cruise Experiences - Casty McBoozer on 6/20/13 at 5:42 pm|
I just got back from my first cruise.
We took the Carnival Elation out of New Orleans to Progreso and Cozumel, Mexico.
I think that the cruise overall is a very overrated experience.
We tried to smuggle some booze on, some made it, some didn't. Drinks on the ship are way overpriced.
| O-T Lounge|| How much meat is in your burger? - Casty McBoozer on 6/10/13 at 1:15 pm|
I was honestly surprised at how little it can be: [link=(http://www.realfarmacy.com/whats-in-a-burger/)]LINK[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| MS Office ribbon style vs old menus - Casty McBoozer on 6/6/13 at 8:47 am|
Does anyone find the new ribbon helpful? I'm just wondering. I don't use Office all that much, but when I do, it takes me forever to find shite. It used to be much easier IMO....